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Desperate to find a job

Solo mum has taken to holding signs asking for work at busy intersection.

Sinkers pose threat to moored boats

Surfcasters are wreaking havoc among moored boats at Shelley Park Beach in Howick.

Microscopic jellyfish sting beach-goers

Itchy rashes and large welts caused by microscopic jellyfish keep swimmers away.

Emily to the rescue

Emily Rushton is out to prove true superheroes don't fly – they run.

Teen shot in the arm

Police are appealing for help following the Christmas Eve shooting of a teenager in Auckland.

Postbox removal annoys

Wheelchair-bound Doreen Chandler cannot understand why Eastern Beach's only two postboxes have been removed.

Plain potty over plane spotting

As a plane becomes visible on the horizon a group of men, binoculars or camera in hand, emerge from their cars.

Run reds at your own risk

Four new red light cameras are coming to East Auckland in the New Year.

CAB hunts out new location

The Botany branch of Citizens Advice Bureau will close as the lease expires at its current premises.

Family spreading festive cheer

A snow machine, blow-up reindeer and Santa Claus himself are making Christmas dreams come true at one brightly lit household.

Policewoman's lasting lessons for kids

After serving schools for 32 years, police officer Adele White is calling it a day.

Concern over pollution, lighting, fumes

Opponents of a new BP petrol station can't believe it has been given the go ahead.

Outdoor dining may go due to charges

East Auckland cafe owners are worried about council's plan to increase fees for cafes using the footpath to host diners.

What happened to Hunter?

Mystery surrounds the gruesome death of a young dog and the nasty injuries inflicted on another.

Scott's speedy visit a hit

Scott Dixon and Tony Marsh

Scott Dixon took time out from his busy schedule to talk about life as an IndyCar driver at the Howick Club.

Rustlers make off with model cow


Rustlers have pinched a calf - albeit a fibreglass version from the Howick Historical Village in Auckland.

Reunion for Polish migrants

John Roy-Wojciechowski

It has been 70 years since Auckland man John Roy-Wojciechowski settled as a refugee in Pahiatua.

Sumobots clash at school


Two Auckland high schools have had a fight to the robot death in the first ever Sumobot Contest.

Busy road for 'hardy few'

Luke Christensen

Luke Christensen is confident pedalling through the CBD but says he would not ride along Pakuranga Rd.

Auckland service station opposed

Bp opposition

BP's plan to build a petrol station on Pakuranga Rd remains unpopular despite proposed design changes.

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